The American Quarter Horse is considered to be the most versatile horse in the world. Its docile and laid-back temperament makes it a great horse for kids or a first time rider. They are gentle enough to make good trail horses yet they are the fastest horse in the world for a quarter of a mile. Thus their name. They can herd and cut cattle, they can race,they can jump, they can be your best friend. Read on to find out more about this amazing horse.